Interested in Japanese history? – Legends of Japan Tour

This is one for Japanese history buffs – visiting some of the major historical sites of Japan.

Join Japan Holidays on a tour escorted by local historian with unsurpassed in-depth knowledge of Japan’s history, taking travellers to Gokanosho where fugitive Heike Clan samurai- once the rulers of Japan based in Kyoto- lost the battles against Genji Clan in 1185 and hid in this secluded mountain area of Kyushu Island for hundreds of years.

This tours also visits Kagoshima, capital of Kagoshima Prefecture, where General Saigo who played a major role in bringing down the Shogun after more than 260 years of the rule of Japan and ushered in Modern Japan..

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